Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ300-021030-
324 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRETCH ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE
PASSES BY TO THE DISTANT NORTHWEST. A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE AREAS
WILL GRADUALLY PUSH A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE REGION MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY...PRODUCING UNSETTLED CONDITIONS. THE COLD FRONT WILL
ADVANCE THROUGH THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND WILL PUSH OFFSHORE
WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER COLD FRONT THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN EXPAND INTO THE REGION THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-021030-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
324 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...74 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-021030-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
324 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ352-021030-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
324 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ354-021030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
324 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ374-021030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
324 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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